Monday, August 10, 2009

Early-Week Link Dump

. Monday, August 10, 2009

-- Slavoj Žižek on Berlusconi, Kung-Fu Panda, Iran, and more. Startlingly coherent by Žižek's standards.

-- Does development lead to higher birth rates at some margin? Examining new research in light of old theory.

-- Regulation as a chess game. I believe I posted this link once before, but it's probably the single best (short) piece I've read on regulation written in the past year.

-- The implications for Mexico of the U.S. "War on Drugs".

And a bonus video: Cowen and Wilkinson on Cowen's new book, the importance of neurodiversity, David Hume, and more:


Early-Week Link Dump
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